A Reading by Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser

A two-time United States Poet Laureate (2004-2006), Ted Kooser is the author of 14 full-length collections of poetry, including Splitting An Order, Weather Central and Delights and Shadows, which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. As Poet Laureate, he started the American Life in Poetry project “to create a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture.” He writes in a variety of forms, including plays, fiction, personal essays and literary criticism, and he has published three children’s books, most recently The Bell in the Bridge.